Gatesville is located close to the center of Texas. Gatesville is between the Coryell, Bell, Bosque, Lampasas county. Gatesville has 8.90 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Gatesville population is 15,946, which has grown 2.28% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Gatesville median household income is $40,480 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.06% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 31.68% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Gatesville median house value is $85,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 58.77% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 59.27% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Gatesville is close to the state average in quality. The Gatesville area code is 254.